Shelter Meal Delivery - PDF
On a shelter run, you help pack up meals for transportation and deliver them to local homeless shelters, then have an opportunity to serve dinner at the Downtown Emergency Service Center alongside FareStart chefs and students. No driving necessary. Volunteers must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Date/Time: Friday afternoons from 2:45-7p.m., and Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from 2-6:30 p.m.
Community Meals incorporates recovered food and turns it into nutritious meals for food insecure individuals and families. Volunteers travel to farms in King County and help glean remaining produce from the harvest season, as well as pick up recovered food from other foodservice businesses throughout the year.
Date/Time: Volunteers are alerted on an on-call basis. The majority of gleans will take place from May through November. Time commitment varies based on opportunity.
Kitchen Prep - PDF
FareStart prepares and delivers meals 365 days a year to several area homeless shelters. Help prepare food alongside FareStart's chefs and students.
Date/Time: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (sometimes ending earlier). Volunteer as often as you like.
School Meals Kitchen Prep
Help our staff chef instructors and students prepare school meals in the FareStart kitchen at Pacific Tower. No experience required, and you will learn more than you thought possible about cutting food of all sorts! A great opportunity for hands-on volunteer work during the week!
Date/Time: Monday through Friday. Shift can be either 8 a.m. to 12 noon or 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteer as often as you like.